Snapshot: Webster Chess' Sukandar Meets Indonesian Ambassador after First-Place Finish

Jun. 22, 2016

Chess grandmaster Sukandar with Ambassador Sonny

Indonesian Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono (Sonny) met with Indonesian chess grandmaster and Webster student Irene Kharisma Sukandar after she tied for first place at 2016 Continental Class Championships in Herndon, Virginia, this weekend.

Sukandar, one of the youngest female grandmasters in the world, is Webster's No. 1 female player. She and her Webster teammates Katerina Nemcova, Anna Sharevich and Luisa Fernanda Mercado won the 2015 - 2016 National Division I College Women's Team Championship.

View more photos of Sukandar's meeting with Ambassador Sonny at the Indonesian Embassy - Washington, D.C. Facebook page.

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